NC SOS – Fall Plat Review Workshop Registration\Locations

Registration is now available for all 5 Fall Plat Review Workshop Locations Fall Plat Review Workshops Details about the workshops as well as registration links are posted to the NCPMA Website News Blog at the link above. These 4-hour Land Records Workshops focus on the Plat Review Process as well as survey implications on the Cadastre (retracements, splits, combinations, recombinations, redi... »

URISA Opposes the Current Version of the Geospatial Data Act of 2017-URISA writes position paper 7/5/2017

“Geospatial Data Act of 2017 (S.1253). Part of URISA’s mandate is to protect, promote and grow the GIS profession. And that includes monitoring and reacting to any possible negative impacts to our members’ livelihood.  There has been quite a bit of dialogue recently about the Geospatial Data Act of 2017 (S.1253). URISA’s Policy Advisory Committee has been actively debating ... »

FREE Census Webinar: Understanding American Community Survey (ACS) 4/13/17 (2-3PM)

The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey that generates estimates on social, economic, housing, and demographic topics. Data users can access these estimates down to neighborhood level (tract and block group) using the American FactFinder. This presentation will cover background information about the ACS, an explanation of the ACS methodology, datasets and topics, and a demonstrati... »

GISP Certification Workshop 5/18/2017 (APWA-NC Technology Division Board)

The APWA-NC Technology Division Board is putting a GISP workshop on next month and registration is now open. The GISP Certification Workshop Thursday, May 18, 2017 Cary, NC $40 APWA Members $50 Non-Members Includes Lunch Register online at Cancellation Policy/Refunds Questions? Contact Andrew Shore, Ema... »

NC AUG Hurricane Matthew Response Using GIS Webinar 4/13/17 from 1-3PM!


NCGIS Presentations are now on YouTube!

The NCGIS conference is over, and it was awesome:) For those who missed a session, or couldn’t make it at all, the organizers have posted those presentations on YouTube.   »

NCGIS Conference this week! 2/23-24th! As of this moment, the Program information on the conference website and mobile app is up to date. Its not too late to register for one of the largest GIS conferences around:) »

GIS in Transit Conference, September 6-8, 2017, in Washington, DC.

  The National Center for Transit Research, URISA and the Transportation Research Board are jointly sponsoring the 10th National GIS in Transit Conference, September 6-8, 2017, in Washington, DC. Martin Catala, Director of the Advanced Geo-Spatial & Informatics Lab at the Center for Urban Transportation Research, encourages transit and GIS professionals to share their research, projects a... »

NCGIS Conference – Get the App…

Mobile devices and social media—we know you love them. That’s why we created a mobile app just for you. The “NCGIS” app will turn your mobile device into a NCGIS2017 Batman utility belt. See a video for the app at our Twitter feed (@ncgisconference) or go to and select a link to the Google or Apple store for the free NCGIS app. The NCGIS App contains the full confe... »

NCGIS Conference -Early Bird Rates Expire 1/24/17!

Taking place February 23-24, 2017 in Raleigh registration is NOW OPEN. We encourage you to register early since registration rates will increase on January 24. Here are a few conference highlights you might be interested in: Exhibits: With over 1000+ registrants from North Carolina and across the United States in 2015, the NC GIS Conference presents a tremendous opportunity to catch up with existi... »

NC AUG Fall Conference – September 20-22, 2017

2017 NCAUG Conference September 20-22, 2017 Courtyard Carolina Beach Oceanfront Carolina Beach, NC Save the Date!! The time has come start planning your trip to the 2017 NCAUG Conference in gorgeous Carolina Beach, NC! The conference will once again be held at the Courtyard Carolina Beach Oceanfront and booking is now open for hotel reservations. Rooms will fill up fast, so book early to guarantee... »

2017 NCGIS Full Conference Details!

Greetings! With the holidays rapidly approaching, we understand if you are preoccupied with those plans but we want to make sure you don’t forget about something very important taking place early next year: NCGIS2017. The 2017 conference themed “30 Rocks GIS!” is a celebration of our 30th year, and it will feature topics that give you information needed to increase your GIS know-how. Taking place ... »

11/16/2016-Tangible Landscape Webinar

Webinar: Tangible Landscape as a tool for modeling and science communication Presenter(s): Helena Mitasova, Anna Petrasova, Brendan Harmon, Vaclav Petras, Payam Tabrizian, and Ross Meentemeyer, the Tangible Landscape team from NCSU Center for Geospatial Analytics  To register for this webinar, please visit: In this webinar we introduce ... »

12/6/16 @ 11AM – Open Source GIS Groups Lunch Meet-Up!

We will meet at Neomonde’s Market at 11AM. Everyone is welcome, lunch is on your on. Please let us know you are planning to attend so we can look for you:)   »

GRASS GIS Raleigh meetup, November 5th, Hunt Library at NC State

Interested in using GRASS GIS as a geospatial processing backend? Or for reproducible research with Python? Or as a surprisingly powerful desktop GIS? Then come to the November GRASS GIS Raleigh meetup which will be specifically focused on getting newcomers started with anything ranging from using GRASS GIS to programing and contributing. The meetup is planned for Saturday, November 5. Meet in 450... »

10/20/16-Geospatial Studio – 3D Visualization of Geospatial Data with Blender

If you’re into open source, 3D and near NCSU this afternoon, this is worth checking out! Thanks Vashek for sharing this Geospatial Studio – 3D Visualization of Geospatial Data with Blender October 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Blender is a powerful open-source 3D modelling, simulation, and game-engine platform with the ability to integrate and visualize georeferenced i... »

Chance to win FREE ESRI Certification Voucher!

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URISA Election Results-Teresa Townsend new Board President-Elect!

Big congrats to TAG co-founder Teresa Townsend on her election as URISA Board President-Elect! You can see the full results here. “Teresa Townsend will serve as President-Elect for one year and her term as President will begin at the conclusion of the 2017 conference in Jacksonville, Florida. Teresa has previously served on the board (2011-2014) and is excited to rejoin the board in her new ... »

2015 ACS data released 9/15/16

Hi folks! The US Census Bureau have released the 2015 American Community Survey (ACS)  single-year detailed socioeconomic estimates.  ACS is a sample survey that releases estimates on a wide range of characteristics such as ancestry, language spoken at home, income, educational attainment, poverty, occupation, commuting, and more.  ACS releases single-year estimates for areas with populations over... »

My picks for URISA Board Elections-cast your vote by ​September 2​!

For those interested, here are my pics for the URISA board. Two of them are NC GISers! If you are a member of URISA, please vote! Teresa Townsend is my TAG co-founder and works tirelessly to advance our profession and serve our GIS interest, James Armstrong worked in NC for a long time and has heavy ties to our professional community, although he now works in Boston, MA. My third pick is Brent Jon... »

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